Amber Stubbs

Amber Stubbs is an Associate Professor of Computer Science and the Director of the the Division of Mathematics, Computing, and Statistics at Simmons University in Boston, MA. Her research is primarily in Natural Language Processing, with a focus on annotation and corpus building.

Amber received her Ph.D. in Computer Science from Brandeis University. She also co-authored the book Natural Language Annotation for Machine Learning with James Pustejovsky.

Amber is also a co-PI on the Verb Phrase Ellipsis Corpus, working with Lotus Goldberg of Brandeis University. This project is in the first stage of corpus selection and annotation.

Recently she co-organized the 2018 n2c2 Natural Language Processing shared task on clinical data. This shared task featured two tracks:

  1. Cohort Selection for Clinical Trials
  2. Adverse Drug Events and Medication Extraction in EHRs
The workshop for this shared task was held in November 2018.


January 21, 2021

New title and new project! And other updates.

June 19, 2019

Updating publications, teaching, etc.

August 6, 2015

New website! Still tweaking the design, but the content is updated.

June 2015

I had to take down the blog I hosted here because I couldn't keep up with the security updates, but I now have a new blog at Simmons: This blog has the posts that I'd originally put up here, so please check it out!